Mount Hereford

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Mount Hereford
Mont Hereford
Mount Hereford is located in Southern Quebec
Mount Hereford
Mount Hereford
Highest point
Elevation 864 m (2,835 ft) [1][2]
Prominence 379 m (1,243 ft) [3]
Isolation 19.66 km (12.22 mi) [3]
Coordinates 45°04′56″N 71°36′05″W / 45.08222°N 71.60139°W / 45.08222; -71.60139Coordinates: 45°04′56″N 71°36′05″W / 45.08222°N 71.60139°W / 45.08222; -71.60139[4]
Geography
Location Quebec, Canada
Parent range Appalachian Mountains
Topo map NTS: 21E/04
Climbing
Easiest route hiking

Mount Hereford (French: Mont Hereford) is a mountain located in Coaticook Regional County Municipality, Estrie, Quebec, Canada. It rises to 864 metres (2,835 ft).[1][2]

Etymology[edit]

Mount Hereford is a reference to a city and a county of the same name in England.[5] A dictionary from 1832 refers to it as "Hereford Mountain." However, some locals refer to it as Montagne à Goyette or Montagne chez Goyette (translation: Goyette's Mountain).[6]

History[edit]

Recreation[edit]

It is possible to hike to the summit of Mount Hereford via the Neil Tillotson Hiking Trail, which is a 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) long linear trail. It is accessible from either Clowery Road in Saint-Herménégilde or Coaticook Road in East Hereford. Other activities permitted include snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and wildlife observation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Farfan, Matthew. "Mount Hereford by Foot or by Car". Townships Heritage. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Mont Hereford" (in French). Municipalité de St-Herménégilde. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Mont Hereford". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Reference number 138369 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  5. ^ Reference number 177280 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  6. ^ Reference number 28562 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)

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